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  • Vanity - NYC Mayor, DeBlasio should be thrown out of office immediately.

    07/07/2017 4:28:46 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 28 replies
    New York City "Democrat" "Socialist", "Communist" Mayor, DeBlasio should be thrown out of office, immediately by the citizens & voters of NYC. His hidden trip to Hamburg, Germany to openly address the violent, rioters in Hamburg is disgusting by itself...but, with the brutal murder of an innocent NYC police officer, a 42 year old mom, with three young children....and DeBlasio skipping out of town and not attending a graduation of new NYC police cadets in this mourning period, is inexcusable and unforgivable. NYC...have you no heart, no consideration for this hero mom, her family, her children, and the new cops...
  • Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom

    09/26/2016 1:47:47 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 36 replies ^ | September 24, 2016 | KFOR-TV & K. Querry
    "Hazel Juco says she was concerned when she saw discolored water coming from a sink in the girl’s restroom at school. However, she had no idea that she would be suspended because of a picture she took. Juco says she snapped a photo of the water and posted it to her social media pages, hoping that someone would notice and the problem would be fixed. Instead of getting help, she was called to the office."
  • I saw the baby bison that tourists tried to rescue. Here’s what you don’t know...

    06/08/2016 2:55:09 AM PDT · by raybbr · 63 replies ^ | 6/7/2016 | Deby Dixon
    GARDINER, Mont. — I met the bison calf that took a ride in an SUV early one evening as I drove west in Yellowstone National Park’s Lamar Valley, past the pullout known as “Picnic.” The late afternoon sun on a stormy landscape provided the light that we photographers dream of for shooting gorgeous mountains in the distance and wild animals on the horizon. I spotted the calf near the road and all alone. It was crying out and seemed to be looking for its mother, but no other bison was anywhere close by. Instantly, I knew three things: The calf...
  • Boy 16 carrying a BROOMSTICK is shot four times in the chest and stomach by police in Salt Lake...

    A police officer shot a 16-year-old boy when he refused to drop the broomstick he was holding in Salt Lake City last night. The officer was responding to an unrelated call in the Utah capital at 8.15pm when his team spotted two teenagers arguing with a man, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Surrounding them, police allegedly told the boy to drop what he was holding - part of a broomstick. When he did not, 'shots were fired'. The boy was hit in the chest and the stomach.
  • DC attacker was a single mom with ‘every reason to live’

    10/03/2013 6:10:32 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 162 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/3/13 | Jennifer Bain
    Friends and former Brooklyn neighbors recalled Miriam Carey as a hardworking single mother who had every reason to live. “She had everything going for her,” said Yolanda Napoleon, 40. “A beautiful baby, a man helping her with her baby, a job making 100k per year. Her child was her everything.” Carey, 34, was a dental hygienist who was licensed in both New York and Connecticut. She lived in Brooklyn as recently as 2005 and had a condo in Stamford, Conn. Friends, who grew up with her and her four sisters on Stanley Avenue in Brooklyn, were mystified about how Carey’s...
  • Japan to fill leaking nuke reactor with sea water ["the reactor container was not damaged"]

    03/12/2011 6:11:50 AM PST · by J Aguilar · 229 replies · 2+ views
    AF Reuters ^ | 12 March 2011 | Reuters
    TOKYO, March 12 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co plans to fill a leaking reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant with sea water to cool it down and reduce pressure in the unit, Japan's top government spokesman said on Saturday. "The nuclear reactor is surrounded by a steel reactor container, which is then surrounded by a concrete building," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said.
  • Cell Phone Butt Dial Leads To Hilarious (For Us) 30-Person SWAT Team Intervention

    01/05/2011 9:06:03 AM PST · by La Lydia · 49 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 4, 2011
    Yesterday in Winnetka, Illinois, a 30-person SWAT team crashed into a middle school to save an employee. His wife had frantically called the police after a garbled phone call led her to believe he had been kidnapped. However, they soon discovered that the man had just accidentally “butt dialed” her while listening to music and was completely fine. Yes, this story is basically what would happen if Clark Griswold had a cell phone. It all started because the employee (who, unsurprisingly, is attempting to avoid the press at this point) was listening to a rap song in his car when...
  • Video surfaces of SWAT team shooting pet dog during raid

    05/05/2010 3:45:32 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 259 replies · 3,622+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 05/05/10 | Mike Riggs
    The video of a Columbia, Mo., SWAT team shooting and killing a dog during a drug raid is now available online, due in part to the efforts of the Columbia Daily Tribune. The video shows members of the Columbia Police Department executing a narcotics raid on the home of Jonathan Whitworth. While the raid, which occurred in February, only turned up a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and a glass pipe, the Columbia PD was able to charge Whitworth with second-degree child endangerment because a child lives in the home. That same child, age 7, was present when the Columbia PD...
  • A fair 'freakout'...Health reform vs. Patriot Act

    03/27/2010 3:00:24 AM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies · 772+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 27, 2010 | Jonah Goldberg
    During the 2004 Democratic convention, I was on a train heading to Boston's Fleet Center. While straining to contain my excitement over the prospect of hearing presidential nominee John Kerry's soaring oratory, I was distracted by a woman standing in front of me. She was part of a big group of very excited Democrats, convinced that their man was going to lift the dark, evil cloud that hung over George Bush's America like the shadow of Sauron over Mordor. Adorning her topcoat, she had a giant button. It read: "I do not consent to any search." I gathered this was...
  • Charter school teacher suspended for "disturbing" note (Suburban Boston)

    06/18/2009 10:27:55 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 11 replies · 2,178+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | June 18, 2009 | L.E. Crowley
    Charter school teacher suspended for "disturbing" note By L.E. Crowley A physics teacher at the South Shore Charter School has been suspended after police were informed of a “disturbing” and “violent” note he scrawled at his desk during class. The teacher, Max Yarmolinsky, will face misdemeanor charges in the incident.
  • My best to all of you.

    06/14/2008 8:17:49 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 350 replies · 636+ views
    6/14/08 | Dawnsblood
    I wish you all the best. I have tried to post tributes to the Army, info on Obama's horrendous run for office and McCain's slightly less horrible attempt. I wish you all the best but FR is just as likely to exclude people from the deabte as anyone else. They have that right, freedom to cleave to whoever you like is a right I agree with but I am guessing I am not one Jim wants associate with. I wish you all the best but I am bowing out of this forum. Have a great life. God bless u all!
  • Explosion, fire reported in Waukegan mall (Illinois)

    02/28/2008 11:28:57 AM PST · by SE Mom · 146 replies · 731+ views
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | 28 February 2008
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. -- Firefighters from several departments are battling what appeared to be an explosion and fire at a shopping plaza early Thursday afternoon. The fire is burning at 1926 Grand Ave. in the northern suburb, a shopping plaza home to Tuxedo World, Cleopatra's Unisex Hair Salon, Cellular Concepts and a travel agency. Authorities reported there are several injuries. Reports of a structure collapse could not be confirmed. Authorities have closed Grand Avenue between Martin and Lewis avenues, and crews from People's Gas are on the scene because firefighters fear a gas leak.
  • Police say girl lied about school attack

    01/15/2008 5:49:35 AM PST · by dr.zaeus · 27 replies · 72+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | January 12, 2008 | Gina Davis
    A sixth-grade girl at Perry Hall Middle School lied about being sexually assaulted this week in a school restroom, Baltimore County police said yesterday. Based on their investigation, police concluded that the incident did not occur, said Bill Toohey, a county police spokesman. Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott D. Shellenberger said that prosecutors have reviewed the facts of the case and decided not to charge the 11-year-old girl...
  • SWAT Unit Raids Wrong Home, Leaves Mess Behind

    11/21/2007 5:28:20 PM PST · by ovrtaxt · 21 replies · 164+ views ^ | November 21, 2007 | Unknown
    LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. -- A SWAT team raids the wrong home in Lawrenceburg, Ind., now the homeowner wants some answers.Police said they were led to the Village Apartments on the trail of fugitive Sean Deaton.Convinced he was inside apartment 407G, the Lawrenceburg SWAT unit surrounded the building.
  • Video Shows Hot Springs Officer Choking, Wrestling Skateboarders

    06/27/2007 1:39:36 PM PDT · by TheTruthAintPretty · 29 replies · 1,600+ views
    Video from the popular internet web site YouTube that was posted by one of six people arrested for skateboarding in downtown hot springs is causing quiet a stir. Hot Springs police say the skateboarders were in violation of a city ordinance. Now three minors and three adults are facing charges, and the officer who arrested them is on administrative leave. [ snip ] (Matt McCormack, Arrested for Skateboarding) "He grabbed a kid from around his back by the neck and took him to the ground and choked him." (Skylar Nalls, Arrested for Skateboarding) "The kid didn't know that he was...
  • Ann Coulter's bigotry exposed once again

    03/05/2007 9:42:08 AM PST · by Pikachu_Dad · 170 replies · 4,067+ views
    Alaska Report ^ | March 4, 2007 | Unknown
    Ann Coulter's bigotry exposed once again March 4, 2007 ... Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference before a crowd on Friday, Coulter said, "I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, but it turns out you have to go into rehab if you use the word 'faggot,' so I — so kind of an impasse, can't really talk about Edwards." "Ann Coulter's use of an anti-gay slur yesterday was un-American and indefensible," Edwards said in a posting on his Web site,
  • Boston Guerrilla Marketing Suspects Press Conference

    02/01/2007 10:25:00 AM PST · by Lunatic Fringe · 273 replies · 9,826+ views
    "That is not a hair question." "That is also not a hair question." These guys are kind of funny.
  • Boston cops make arrest in devices ploy (media terrorist)

    01/31/2007 6:45:54 PM PST · by tobyhill · 223 replies · 7,427+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/31/2007 | KEN MAGUIRE, Associated Press Writer
    BOSTON - More than 10 blinking electronic devices planted at bridges and other spots in Boston threw a scare into the city Wednesday in what turned out to be a publicity campaign for a late-night cable cartoon. Most if not all of the devices depict a character giving the finger. Boston police said Wednesday night that one person had been arrested, and authorities scheduled a news conference to provide details. Highways, bridges and a section of the Charles River were shut down and bomb squads were sent in before authorities declared the devices were harmless. "It's a hoax — and...
  • FOX Uses Subliminal Ploy On Foley Head Shot

    10/04/2006 7:25:19 AM PDT · by steve-b · 78 replies · 4,846+ views
  • Gun found at Baltimore airport shuts 2 terminals

    09/22/2006 7:17:15 AM PDT · by xjcsa · 19 replies · 710+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! News ^ | September 22, 2006
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gun found in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint at Baltimore-Washington International Airport prompted authorities to shut two terminals on Friday, a security official said. The firearm was discovered shortly before 7 a.m. and did not make it through the screening, said Carrie Harmon, a spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration. The airport's terminals A and B were closed and passengers were being brought out from these areas and rescreened, Harmon said by telephone. The gun was turned over to law enforcement officials, she said.